What to Bake and How to Bake it : The ultimate step-by-step baking book for beginners - Jane Hornby

What to Bake and How to Bake it

The ultimate step-by-step baking book for beginners

By: Jane Hornby, Liz Haarala Hamilton (Photographer), Max Haarala Hamilton (Photographer)

Hardcover | 29 September 2014 | Edition Number 1

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What to Bake & How to Bake It is the ultimate cookbook for amateur bakers looking to master the classics and expand their repertoires. Each of the 50 delicious and accessible recipes is accompanied by photographs of the ingredients, a clear image of every step and a stunning finished dish shot, ensuring foolproof results every time. Every element of the baker's craft is covered, from everyday cakes and cookies to special occasion breads and pastries. Chapters include:

Simple Family Baking (such as Golden Citrus Drizzle Cake, Peanut Butter Cookies and Vanilla Fruit Scones)

Morning Coffee & Afternoon Tea (such as Classic Shortbread, Jaffa Marble Loaf and Seriously Chocolatey Cookies)

Special Bakes (such as Coconut Layer Cake, Red Velvet Whoopie Pies and Cranberry Stollen)

Desserts & After Dinner (such as Tart au Citron, Classic Baked Cheesecake and Strawberry Meringue Cake) With an illustrated cover by Kerry Lemon and photography by Max and Liz Haarala Hamilton What to Bake & How to Bake It is the perfect follow-up to the already successful What to Cook & How to Cook It series.

Industry Reviews
"Hornby sets out to 'take the guesswork out of baking', and with clarity and concision, that's exactly what she does. [Jane] covers all bases with a definitive collection of recipes. Impeccable step by step methods, leaping off the page in both textual and photographic form. Graphic precision and simplicity, the overall effect is one of calm in the kitchen. This weighty hardback is definitely a looker." - The Guardian

"Jane Hornby’s novice-friendly What to Cook & How to Cook It (2010) was a game-changer for the penniless, starving student; now she is working a similar magic on Bake Off-inspired non-bakers." - Carolyn Hart, The Daily Telegraph

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